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Fartlek is a great training tool for runners

Fartlek is a great training tool for runners

For runners, there is probably no more versatile training than a fartlek. In this endurance and speed training developed by a Swede, you vary the speed and intensity of your run. It will keep you in constant motion and increase your aerobic and anaerobic endurance.

What happens to your body when you run a marathon?

What happens to your body when you run a marathon?

Many ambitious runners have one goal: they want to run a marathon at least once in their lives. But everyone should know in advance what to expect. Because regardless of the quality of your training, many things happen to your body when you run a 

Mediterranean diet makes runners more competitive

Mediterranean diet makes runners more competitive

Diets and nutrition recommendations are a dime a dozen. For runners, too. Some are supposed to help with weight loss; others support training or improve performance. The Mediterranean diet is trendy and healthy. A scientific study has now shown that it is also the best diet for runners:

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How to start training again after a running injury

How to start training again after a running injury

Often it’s overtraining, sometimes it’s the wrong footwear, and sometimes it’s just plain bad luck. Unfortunately, the number of runners who suffer from injuries is relatively high. According to research, it is 30 percent. Nevertheless, most of them are planning a comeback. So here are 

Why hill running is such a great workout

Why hill running is such a great workout

They can be a big challenge, even for the well-trained. That’s why hill running is not so popular. But every ambitious runner should incorporate hill running regularly into their training. Done correctly, they make you a fitter athlete. Here are the best tips:

Runner’s high and what runners should know

Runner’s high and what runners should know

No, it is not a myth. This phenomenon actually exists. Those who have been running for a long time long for it. And those who start running wonder how long it will take to get to the runner’s high. Because it’s a great feeling. Here’s everything you need to know about it:

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